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Time to build 2 pi towers? [message #97436] Sat, 17 February 2024 14:56 Go to next message
hilde45 is currently offline  hilde45
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Hello!

How long would it take an experienced DIY'er to put together the Pi-2 towers? Roughly?

Little more detail: I'm a tube amp guy and very interested in getting some speakers that are a lot more sensitive. Trying to keep the initial experiment lower in cost. So, I'm curious the kit for Pi-2 Towers.

While I'm not handy, I have an audiophile and DIY friend in Parker who has built many speakers, one with resemblance to the 4 pi. He has a fully equipped shop and lots of know-how. I would get his help in putting the Pi-2 towers together.

I presently have Quicksilver Mono 60 tube amps and Ascend Acoustics Sierra Towers, upgraded ELX version with ribbon tweeter. This is a decent match but I'm curious because the Pi-2 seems quite a bit more sensitive.

Thank you for indulging my question and I hope you're all having a nice weekend.

Dave

Re: Time to build 2 pi towers? [message #97438 is a reply to message #97436] Sat, 17 February 2024 21:20 Go to previous message
Wayne Parham is currently offline  Wayne Parham
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It all depends on the finish, in my opinion. The cabinet isn't a difficult build, but the level of effort in veneering and finishing can be time consuming. Some people just paint the cabinet, and some do a great job of that. And a painted cabinet is much less time consuming.

I'll send plans so you can see what's involved in the basic box.
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